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away here in bellingham, washington, from people they'd never even met. misha thompson and 7-year-old luke almost died when luke was born. and for a year, lionel thompson stayed home to care for his family. when their bank account was empty, not enough even to buy milk for the kids, neighbors came to the door with money and food. >> i remember standing there feeling -- feeng ashamed that they were having to bring us groceries, but also thinking, when we come through this season, i don't want another mom to feel like how i felt. >> reporter: from that desperation, came inspiration. >> what if we had something where we could set up that's online, you know, where people could come and they could just give to whoever they want and it would be totally anonymous. >> reporter: on his home computer, lionel thompson started the website givinganon.org. donate any amount to a friend or family member and every penny is forwarded to them without the awkwardness of taking from someone they know. then they leave a message for their secret donor. >> this is hard to leave this message. thank you.
, right. and now where are you living? >> i'm living in bellingham, washington. >> and how is it going there? what's the change been like for you? >> you can actually get health care up there. >> you had a problem with health care in california? >> oh, yeah, yeah. get one part in place, and no sooner do you do that, and the other leg goes away. >> goes away. you made some other changes in your life. you were engaged last time you were here. not engaged anymore. >> maybe not as officially. >> okay. i'm going to leave that where it is. you still taking coloital silver? >> very seldom. >> why don't you just stop completely? >> it's become difficult for me to make my own, and my resources are limited, and it can be very expensive. >> cutting back. >> yeah. >> one of the things you said to me, and i've heard from others, is that some of the exposure you've gotten as a result of being on this show and other places has, "a," created more acceptance for you, more people when they see you, they come up and put their hand on you and they're not afraid of you, but also you've come out of your she
. this is in the area of bellingham avenue. if you know the area, this is at the worst time possible. people stuck in the neighborhood. they are standing around watching it, because what else is there to do when a fire truck is stock in the middle of a hole in the middle of your street? we will stay on this and be the first to show you the awesome pictures, but it could take a while, i am told. jane: after years of searching, police have a serial killer behind bars in milwaukee. dna evidence has linked walter ellis to nine dead women. so far he was charged in two murders. police say he is responsible for killings dating all the way that to 1986 -- all the way back to 1986. how did this happen? it to look for him all these years? -- did you look for him all of these years? >> not initially. he targeted an extraordinarily vulnerable population, which is prostitutes. in addition to that, there were other murders. these nine homicides were over 20 years, hiding amongst the statistics of 2000 other murders. it took time to discern the pattern and then a while for the dna technology to mature enough whe
at bellingham road. expect delays there. expecting of delays, eight minutes at ownings mills boulevard. there is a look at the drive times for the top and east sides of the beltway. 295 is slow from the beltway to nursery road. this is brought to you by the department of maryland agriculture division. don, back over to you. >>> speed cameras could soon be up and around baltimore county as the council takes a final vote. mary bubala has the story. >> reporter: the council county is being asked to approve the cameras across the county in school zones and construction zones. the cameras would operate from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in school zones. drivers caught going 12 miles over the limit could face a $40 fine. if the measure is approved today, the first cameras will be installed about october 1st. no word on which school zones would get the cameras. don, back to you. >>> thank you. in four hours, the president's school address will be broadcast and streamed to students across the country. harford county schools have strict policies of showing li
coming in right around bellingham, some light showers near seattle too. it's going stroech down to eugene, oregon but it won't be heavy. the big area of low pressure we're watching is still around ontario. look at the clouds wrapping around this thing. winds right around cleveland gusting to near 40 miles per hour at times this morning. now the rain is pushing on through central new york state headed in toward basically albany but should fall shy of new york city. take you live to nyc. if you are traveling out here, you're not going to get the rain but you're going to get the wind. it's going to be a little cooler today as well. 72 degrees the high temperature. look at the beautiful blue skies. lots of sunshine in nyc. but again, breezy conditions might see a delay at airport. more on that in just a bit. also had some rough weather on the other side of new york state. look at this. this is buffalo from yesterday. you see many large trees down. i saw one of the reports, the coast guard station in buffalo, 59-mile-per-hour wind gust when that cold front raced on through, just barreling down
, particularly bellingham, has a medical community that's absolutely outstanding. >> that's the place for you to be. i hope things continue on a positive side medically and personally and everything else. and it's good to see you again. >> i wish the same for you, too, matt. >> thank you, paul. i appreciate it. good to see you again. >>> and we're going to have much more ahead including the danger facing some young drivers that can be more deadly than driving while drinking. important information for the entire family right after this. >>> back at 7:44 this morning on "today investigates," a serious hazard facing young drivers that is often overlooked. nbc senior investigative correspondent lisa myers is in bethesda, maryland, with details. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, meredith. we're talking about driving while tired. we've all done it. but experts say it's particularly dangerous for teens. fatigue is a factor in at least 100,000 crashes every year. and most of those involve young drivers who get behind the wheel when they're drowsy and never make it home. >> i sit down and
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